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No. 11, Sophie, die Henkersmagd (Sophie, the Executioner's Mate)
  • Hans Windisch
    born: Niederlößnitz, Germany ; died: Chiemsee, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany)
  • No. 11, Sophie, die Henkersmagd (Sophie, the Executioner's Mate), 1920
  • Palmström - Steinzeichnungen au Christian Morgenstern (Palmström - Lithographs to accompany Christian Morgenstern)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: handmade Japan paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 375 x 310 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/4 x 12 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Art and Architecture Library
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0434.11
Label Text

In the center a female figure is scratching with her right forefinger the chin of a skull hanging at a rope; in the bottom left and right side two gallows with figures hanging.